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Project by geekwoodworker posted 11-19-2015 01:03 AM 2748 views 21 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some new feather boards for the table saw.





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#1 posted 11-19-2015 04:33 AM

always useful to have a handful of those kicking around… nice work…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#2 posted 11-19-2015 05:57 AM

Thank you I can see a lot of features in your feather boards I want to use.

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#3 posted 11-19-2015 09:00 AM

Nice, wish I was that patient.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 11-19-2015 12:28 PM

well done they look like they will do a great job! this one goes into the favorites and the to do list. thanks for sharing.

-- Jeff Lemont, IL. https://jeffscustomfurniture.com

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#5 posted 11-19-2015 02:46 PM

I Like it, I had bought one where the hold down piece expands in the slot, doesn’t hold that well. Holding in the tee slot is much better. Examined the pictures to see how you made it. Looks like you removed the whole center for the hold down bolts leaving a small amount of wood on the edges. Does that work OK and not brake off. I was thinking of only recessing the heads. Looks great and add alot of safety too.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#6 posted 11-19-2015 03:56 PM

Totally love the design nice man

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#7 posted 11-19-2015 05:19 PM

Very neat design. Thanks for sharing.

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#8 posted 11-19-2015 08:03 PM

This is a great accessory to the shop. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#9 posted 11-20-2015 12:35 PM

Nice. So as you tighten the nuts, it pull the whole thing tight to the T-slot and surface of the table, is that right?

-- --Bob http://www.areddy.net/wood

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#10 posted 11-20-2015 02:20 PM

thanks everyone.

Brian – It holds very tight and I have tried to move it and can’t. Nothing has broken yet.

Bob – Yes. Just make sure the miter guide is slightly shorter than depth of slot.

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#11 posted 11-21-2015 01:57 AM

Hey!

Late to this party. LOL! What material did you use. Maple?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#12 posted 11-22-2015 04:02 PM

Doc. I used Ash.

thanks

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#13 posted 11-22-2015 07:13 PM

I think these are pretty nice. I made some a while ago out of pine and the craftsman saw I made them for is with someone else now but the feather boards are still in use. I have some ash in my storage area. when I get some spare time (LOL) I will give these a go.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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